New Ultra Detectable PBT Engineering Plastic Ideal for Food Equipment Components
New HYDEX® 4101 UD Blue ultra detectable PBT from Ensinger, Inc., offers food equipment designers the flexibility of an engineering polymer that is visible to food conveyor line optical, x-ray, and metal detection systems. HYDEX 4101 UD Blue offers the ability to address all three of these methods of quality control with one product, while maintaining the improved physical property and chemical resistance profile inherent to polyester based engineering plastics.
Engineers designing parts for food processing equipment will find particular success in applications in which parts are subjected to cleaning chemicals that are chlorine or caustic based cleaners. HYDEX 4101 UD Blue also offers the benefit of good wear resistance and toughness. Typical applicatio...
Engineers designing parts for food processing equipment will find particular success in applications in which parts are subjected to cleaning chemicals that are chlorine or caustic based cleaners. HYDEX 4101 UD Blue also offers the benefit of good wear resistance and toughness. Typical applications are: food processing pump impellors, filler valve parts, and food forming plates. HYDEX 4101 UD Blue is available in both rod and plate stock.
Published by Ensinger Inc. on 17 Jun 2015
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Ensinger Stock Shape Plastics: A History of Innovation for the Food Industry
Ensinger Engineering Plastic stock shapes have been an accepted and growing alternative to metals for machining parts in the Food Industry for a significant number of years now. From simple TECAFINE® polypropylene conveyor guides to complex TECAPEEK® polyetheretherketone filler valves; these materials have earned a solid reputation for performance in a variety of challenging food processing environments.
Machined Parts From High Performance Plastics
Manufacturers are using engineering polymers today, instead of metal, to gain important competitive advantages. Selecting the best material for a specific use from Ensinger's full line of engineering polymers isn't difficult. All you need is some general information about operating conditions, such as temperature extremes, and impact loading. With these facts in hand, you can match your intended use with the drawings inside this brochure and determine which of Ensinger's materials is most likely to give you the best performance. Ensinger is always ready to provide additional recommendations and engineering data as needed.